31 Mar '13, 1pm

WIPO Misleads Again On 2012 Cybersquatting Statistics: Trademark holders filed a record 2,884 cybersquatting c...

Trademark holders filed a record 2,884 cybersquatting cases covering 5,084 domain names with the WIPO Center in 2012 under procedures based on the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP). This represents an increase of 4.5 percent over the record established in 2011, the organisation announced . But domain name registrations grew by 12 percent in the year according to Verisign's latest Domain Name Industry Brief . So while WIPO does not handle dispute resolution for all top level domains, it would be reasonably safe to say disputes over domain names are growing at a slower rate than actual registrations are increasing. It is not to say that cybersquatting is not a serious issue for trademark holders. It obviously is. But WIPO constantly over exaggerates how big a deal the growth in disputes actually is. Plus WIPO added two more, albeit minor, ccTLDs in 2012, n...

Full article: http://www.domainnews.com/en/wipo-misleads-again-on-2012-...

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